Rachel Giacomantonio

Former Communications Manager


This person is a member of Sanger Institute Alumni.

As the Communications Manager for the Genomics and Global Health Programme at the University of Oxford, my focus was on ensuring that the scientific, collaborative and educational activities of the Programme are appropriately communicated in order to support our strategic objectives. Operationally, my role was varied and involves coordinating activities across numerous communications channels. I supported data releases, product launches, and development plans for digital resources, maintained the CGGH and MalariaGEN websites, and managed social media activities. I also worked with the Press and Communications teams at both Oxford University and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to promote significant research findings through the media. I have a background working in multidisciplinary teams to develop web-based tools for data-sharing, and was a member of the core team that developed the P. falciparum web application. Originally based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford, I relocated to the Sanger Institute in Hinxton, UK, and support both MalariaGEN and the MRC Centre for Genomics and Global Health (CGGH).

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